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November 2017

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THANKSGIVING

Serve up a host of great options for your Thanksgiving advertisers with a variety of holiday spec ads and ample image content.

Satisfy a range of restaurant advertisers with tempting ads for Thanksgiving buffets, holiday menus, catering, markets and bakeries Click Here to Access

Use a Thanksgiving Sale layout to promote special offers from virtually any type of retailer Click Here to Access

A grocery ad showcases fall savings on “everything for your Thanksgiving table and more” Click Here to Access

Use Themed Event Package content to create a Thanksgiving Recipes special section, perfect for dining, grocery ads and all types of promotions.

Include a variety of sponsors in a crowd pleasing Thanksgiving Coloring Contest or a “Thanksgiving Wishes” directory page. Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second Link

VETERANS DAY

Find content to celebrate Canadian and American military veterans on Veterans Day and Remembrance Day November 11.

Invite local businesses to join your publication in saluting the service of veterans with a message of gratitude or a contest sponsorship spot Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second Link

An ad layout for retail events surrounding Veterans Day or Remembrance Day is also provided Click Here to Access

A Themed Event Package includes a tab cover, sponsored editorial feature and section promotional ads to create a “Thanking Our Veterans” special section for Veterans Day or Remembrance Day Click Here to Access

A Themed Event Package includes a tab cover, sponsored editorial feature and section promotional ads to create a “Thanking Our Veterans” special section for Veterans Day or Remembrance Day Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link.

BLACK FRIDAY & PLAID FRIDAY

Kick off the busiest shopping days of the year with promotions for Black Friday and Plaid Friday on November 24. Plaid Friday is a locally focused event created to encourage shoppers to support independent businesses.

Create a variety of ads using a range of Black Friday headings and images provided. See some of these headings featured in a sleek ad for an electronics store sale, which can easily be personalized in MiAD to meet the needs of virtually any type of retailer Click Here to Access

Another full-page Black Friday sale layout designed for a home furnishings store can be adapted for a variety of retailers Click Here to Access

Run an ad promoting a Plaid Friday local shopping stroll and use images and headings provided to create ads for individual shops Click Here to Access

GIVING BACK

Promotions related to “giving back” are particularly popular during the holidays, as readers look for ways to honor the spirit of the season and make year-end charitable donations.

A Giving Back Templated Special Section delivers everything you need to showcase the work of local nonprofits and help them target donors and volunteers in a popular supplement Click Here to Access

A Marketplace layout helps local service organizations spread the word during “The Season of Giving Back” with ads and directory spots. Find ready-to-present-and-sell spec ads for a variety of popular events and promotions, including a free soup kitchen Thanksgiving supper, food bank drive, charity bake sale, Christmas toy drive, veterans care package promotion and fundraising gift wrap kiosk Click Here to Access

Create Oktoberfest event promotions – from bar and restaurant specials to community celebrations and retail sales – with a variety of images and the spec ad provided Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link

THANKSGIVING

Serve up a host of great options for your Thanksgiving advertisers with a variety of holiday spec ads and ample image content.

Satisfy a range of restaurant advertisers with tempting ads for Thanksgiving buffets, holiday menus, catering, markets and bakeries Click Here to Access

Use a Thanksgiving Sale layout to promote special offers from virtually any type of retailer Click Here to Access

A grocery ad showcases fall savings on “everything for your Thanksgiving table and more” Click Here to Access

Use Themed Event Package content to create a Thanksgiving Recipes special section, perfect for dining, grocery ads and all types of promotions.

Include a variety of sponsors in a crowd pleasing Thanksgiving Coloring Contest or a “Thanksgiving Wishes” directory page. Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second Link

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING

Close sales from a range of advertisers with content promoting Christmas gifts, merchandise, services and gift cards.

Holiday-themed ads for top advertiser prospects this month include pet grooming, spa services, house cleaning, med spa treatments, a fashion boutique, craft supply store, appliance center, fireplace shop, Internet service, frozen pies and holiday decor and furnishings Click Here to Access

Other ads target a seasonal Christmas shop, beauty salon, restaurant, retail open house event, jewelry store and antiques shop Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link

 A self-promotion ad touts holiday shopping savings featured in your newspaper Click Here to Access

Include a variety of ad and image content from this month’s issue in an Under $50 Christmas Gift Guide, using a Themed Event Package Click Here to Access

NOVEMBER PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Here are some additional ways to bring in revenue throughout November:

Use a double-sided Single Sheet design to promote seasonal specials like vehicle winterization and furnace tune-ups from an auto repair shop and a home heating company Click Here to Access

An event ad for a “WinterFest” celebration can be used to help drive seasonal business to a mall or shopping plaza Click Here to Access

Target fall and winter hunting advertisers with a Themed Event Package Click Here to Access Second link.

Top advertiser prospects featured this month include a ski shop, ski resort, outdoors store and accessory boutique Click Here to Access Include restaurant, food, beverage and
home advertisers in a Dining & Entertaining Templated Special Section Click Here to Access

Finally, turn to this month’s issue of MiAD Spec Ad Library for dozens more holiday-themed spec ads to make sales soar this Christmas Click Here to Access

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